14 November, 2008

Postcards from Past Lives: Unclaimed Love


Dear Philippe

There were moments,
Our minds sparked,
Our hands touched,
Our limbs danced,
Our eyes lingered,
Oh, the lingering…

Yet, we did not listen.
Our shyness deterred us
From claiming what was
Ours. A kiss. It was there.
Hidden in our hesitation.

Years later, on this
Cold and rainy autumn day,
I long again for the lingering.

Love and affection,

From The One Who Was Too Shy


  1. Oh My Oh MY......how touching these are.

    RYN: Yes, it's a warm, light quilt, but it isn't made well....says the maker. I could have done a better job at the end of the seams. I'm doing much better with the one I am working on now.

  2. Gorgeous image, and I love the poem too. IT's all so evocative.

  3. I love these! The collages are beautiful but your words knock me over. Thank you.

  4. Beautiful! I think we all have some "unclaimed love" in our history.